Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Zoot Suit- Chavez Ravine

"A fleet of twenty taxicabs carrying some two hundred servicemen pulled out of the naval armory in Chavez Ravine tonight and assembled a task force that invaded the eastside barrio" (pg 79)

Within the text, the riot is treated like an actual war. The navy assembles a "fleet" in order to "invade" the eastside barrio. This shows the tension that existed between the Pachucos and the Whites in the entire city came to a very violent end. After the explanation of this assembly, we see El Pachuco stripped of his zoot suit by the navy men.

2 comments:

Cheap Men Suits said...

I love Chavez Ravine, and I'm always of fashion these past few days especially zoot suits.

Zoot suit for Sale: 10% discount said...

Hello, I Am Andrew and I am glad to inform you
that there are sale at mensitaly.com
and they are having 10% discount on every zoot suit.
if you are interested you can read it more at
http://paidcritique.blogspot.com/2011/07/zoot-suit-for-sale-10-discount_18.html

Have yours now!